ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I77.2

Rupture of artery

Diagnosis Code I77.2

ICD-10: I77.2
Short Description: Rupture of artery
Long Description: Rupture of artery
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I77.2

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system
    • Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries (I70-I79)
      • Other disorders of arteries and arterioles (I77)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I77.2 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • 447.2 - Rupture of artery

  • Acquired coronary artery fistula
  • Acquired tracheal fistula
  • Acquired tracheo-arterial fistula
  • Anterior spinal artery rupture
  • Aortic fistula
  • Aortocolonic fistula
  • Aorto-esophageal fistula
  • Aortointestinal fistula
  • Aortojejunal fistula
  • Arterial-enteric fistula
  • Caroticocavernous sinus fistula
  • Carotid artery rupture
  • Colovascular fistula
  • Coronary artery fistula to left atrium
  • Coronary artery fistula to right atrium
  • Coronary fistulae from left ventricle
  • Erosion of artery
  • Fistula of artery
  • Fistula of coronary sinus
  • Jejunal fistula
  • Rupture anterior tibial artery
  • Rupture axillary artery
  • Rupture brachial artery
  • Rupture femoral artery
  • Rupture iliac artery
  • Rupture of artery
  • Rupture of transplanted artery
  • Rupture popliteal artery
  • Rupture posterior tibial artery
  • Rupture radial artery
  • Rupture subclavian artery
  • Rupture ulna artery
  • Ulcer of artery
  • Vertebral artery rupture

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code I77.2 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Vascular Diseases

The vascular system is the body's network of blood vessels. It includes the arteries, veins and capillaries that carry blood to and from the heart. Problems of the vascular system are common and can be serious. Arteries can become thick and stiff, a problem called atherosclerosis. Blood clots can clog vessels and block blood flow to the heart or brain. Weakened blood vessels can burst, causing bleeding inside the body.

You are more likely to have vascular disease as you get older. Other factors that make vascular disease more likely include

  • Family history of vascular or heart diseases
  • Pregnancy
  • Illness or injury
  • Long periods of sitting or standing still
  • Any condition that affects the heart and blood vessels, such as diabetes or high cholesterol
  • Smoking
  • Obesity

Losing weight, eating healthy foods, being active and not smoking can help vascular disease. Other treatments include medicines and surgery.

  • Aortic arch syndrome
  • Arterial embolism
  • Arteriogram
  • Cerebral angiography
  • Duplex ultrasound
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Venous ulcers -- self-care

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